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Ralph Starr

Full name: Ralph Stewart Starr
Gender: Male
Born: March 6, 1903 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain
Died: November 20, 1959 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: University of Cambridge, Cambridge (GBR) / Achilles Club, (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Ralph Starr represented Cambridge against Oxford four times (1923-26), winning the mile in 1925 and again in 1926 when he also won the Southern mile and was fourth at the AAAs. At the Olympics, Starr was eliminated in the heats of the 5K in 1924 and reached the semi-finals of the 800 in 1928, when his best performance was his victory in the Kinnaird mile in 4:19.6, the fastest time by a British miler that year. He followed this by winning the mile at the Southern Championships (4:21.2) and, after his early season form, his seventh place at the AAA Championships was a disappointment.

Personal Bests: 880y – 1:57.2 (1926); Mile – 4:18.6e (1926).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Great Britain GBR 6 h1 r1/2
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Men's 800 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Two 5
1928 Summer 25 Amsterdam Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Eight 2 QU 1:59.8

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 6
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